Video games

Gearbox acquires Captured Dimensions

Gearbox Entertainment Acquires Fellow Frisco Company Captured Dimensions

by | Jan 10, 2023
Gearbox is an award-winning creator and distributor of transmedia entertainment, including hit video games and franchises like Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, Brothers in Arms, and Borderlands. Captured Dimensions has done 3D capture and scanning for numerous Hollywood movies, and produced video game titles for 2K Games and Electronic Arts. Captured Dimensions founder and president Jordan Williams called the merger "an incredible runway for growth an opportunity."
Local Startup Aims to Save Peoples’ Sight with Video Games
by | Feb 7, 2022
McKinney-based BALANCED Media|Technology, SMU, and the Retina Foundation of the Southwest are collaborating to commercialize technology to fight age-related macular degeneration. Using a crowdsourced video game, players help the team create new data sets out of captured retinal images, helping to lead to potential breakthroughs in detection and treatment.
‘Gaming’s Biggest Night’: Plano‑Based Cinemark Will Screen The Game Awards Live December 9
by | Nov 23, 2021
The 8th annual Game Awards—called "the Oscars for the gaming world" by the New York Times, with over 83 million livestreams in 2020—will be shown live at select Cinemark theaters across the U.S. along with an advance screening of "The King's Man," an origin story for Matthew Vaughn's "Kingsmen" film series.
GameStop CEO Sherman: Switching to E-commerce Helped Save Bottom Line
by | Jul 1, 2020
GameStop's CEO also talks about how the company is safely reopening its brick and mortar stores given the varying regulations across states and countries, as well as its corporate headquarters in Grapevine.
UIL esports

Esports Meets Education: UIL Considers Proposal to Sanction Competitive Gaming in Texas High Schools

by | Jul 12, 2019
Everything is bigger in Texas—including esports. We asked DFW esports experts to weigh in on how a possible UIL sanction might change the future of the industry in North Texas and beyond.
Esports North Texas Emerging Technologies Summit Dallas Startup Week
‘Dallas Has Been Made for Esports’: How Startups Can Grab a Spot in the Gaming Industry
by | Apr 15, 2019
North Texas startups have the opportunity to take place in an emerging industry, experts say. Here’s what founders need to know about finding funding and the future of esports.
Inaugural Esports Event OP Live Changes the Game for Dallas
by | Sep 20, 2018
SMU Guildhall and eGency Global have teamed up to present the first-ever Dallas esports event, coming this weekend.
Girls Make Games
Volunteers Needed for Event Looking to Empower Future Game Developers
by | May 30, 2018
Thomson Reuters has teamed up with Girls Make Games for an event teaching girls more about the technology behind the gaming industry.
ellie computer

Building ‘Ellie’ Gives Teacher’s Students Tech Insight

by | May 6, 2016
Alex Kleinschmidt started with some spare parts, a digital 3D model, and a dream to create his own scratch built computer.